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Test ID: DSS    
Drug Screen, Prescription/OTC, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detection and identification of prescription or over the counter drugs frequently found in drug overdose or used with a suicidal intent


This test is designed to qualitatively identify drugs present in the specimen; quantification of identified drugs, when available, may be performed upon client request

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Drug Screen, Prescription/OTC, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

10-Hydroxy-10,11-Dihydrocarbamazepine (Metabolite of Oxcarbazepine)
Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
Acetylsalicylate (Aspirin)
Advil (Ibuprofen)
Allobarbital (Dialog)
Ambien (Zolpidem)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
Amobarbital (Amytal)
Anafranil (Clomipramine)
ASA (Aspirin)
Atarax (Hydroxyzine)
Barbita (Phenobarbital)
Benadryl (Diphenhydramine)
Bupropion (Amfebutamone, Wellbutrin, Zyban)
Butabarbital (Butisol)
Butalbital (Fiorinal)
Butisol (Butabarbital)
Calan (Verapamil)
Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
Cardizem (Diltiazem)
Carisoprodol (Soma)
Celexa (Citalopram)
Celontin (Methsuximide)
Chlordiazepoxide (Librium)
Chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton, Efidac, Teldrin)
Citalopram (Celexa)
Clozapine (Clozaril)
Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril)
Depakote (Valproic Acid)
Desipramine (Norpramin)
Desyrel (Trazodone)
Dilantin (Phenytoin)
Diltiazem (Cardizem)
Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
Diprivan (Propofol)
Dolophine (Methadone)
Doxepin (Sinequan)
Doxylamine (Unisom)
Effexor (Venlafaxine)
Efidac (Chlorpheniramine)
Equanil (Meprobamate)
Ethosuximide (Zarontin)
Excedrin (Acetaminophen)
Felbamate (Felbatol)
Fenesin (Guaifenesin)
Fiorinal (Butalbital)
Flagyl (Metronidazole)
Fluconazole (Diflucan)
Fluoxetine (Prozac)
Gemfibrozil (Lopid)
Gemonil (Metharbital)
Guaifenesin (Fenesin, Humibid, Humibid LA, Mucinex, Organidin NR, Robitussin)
Hydroxyzine (Atarax)
Imipramine (Tofranil)
Isoptin (Verapamill)
Lamictal (Lamotrigine)
Lamotrigine (Lamictal)
Lexapro (Citalopram)
Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
Lopid (Gemfibrozil)
Luminal (Phenobarbital)
Mebaral (Mephobarbital)
Mephobarbital (Mebaral)
Meprobamate (Miltown)
Methadone (Dolophine)
Metharbital (Gemonil)
Metronidazole (Flagyl)
MHC (Oxcarbazepine Metabolite)
MHD (Oxcarbazepine Metabolite)
Mirtazapine (Remeron)
Motrin (Ibuprofen)
Mysoline (Primidone)
Naprosyn (Naproxen)
Naproxen (Naprosyn)
Nembutal (Pentobarbital)
Norpramin (Desipramine)
Nortriptyline (Pamelor)
Nuprin (Ibuprofen)
Organidin NR (Guaifenesin)
Oxcarbazepine Metabolite (MHC)
Oxcarbazepine Metabolite (MHD)
Pamelor (Nortriptyline)
Paroxetine (Paxil)
Paxil (Paroxetine)
Pentazocine (Talwin)
Pentobarbital (Nembutal)
Phenergan (Promethazine)
Phenytoin (Dilantin)
Primidone (Mysoline)
Promethazine (Phenergan)
Propofol (Diprivan)
Propoxyphene (Darvon)
Prozac (Fluoxetine)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)
Quinidine (Quinidex)
Reglan (Metoclopramide)
Remeron (Mirtazapine)
Robitussin (Guaifenesin)
Secobarbital (Seconal)
Seconal (Secobarbital)
Seroquel (Quetiapine)
Sertraline (Zoloft)
Sinequan (Doxepin)
Solfoton (Phenobarbital)
Soma (Carisoprodol)
Somophyllin (Theophylline)
Surmontil (Trimipramine)
Talwin (Pentazocine)
TCA (Tricyclic Antidepressants)
Tegretol (Carbamazepine)
Teldrin (Chlorpheniramine)
Theo-Dur (Theophylline)
Ticlid (Ticlopidine)
Ticlopidine (Ticlid)
Tofranil (Imipramine)
Topamax (Topiramate)
Topiramate (Topamax)
Tramadol (Ultram)
Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCA)
Trileptal (Oxcarbazepine)
Trimipramine (Surmontil)
Tuinal (Amobarbital and Secobarbital)
Ultram (Tramadol)
Unisom (Doxylamine)
Valproic Acid (Depakene)
Valproic Acid (Depakote)
Venlafaxine (Effexor)
Verapamil (Calan)
Verelan (Verapamil)
Wellbutrin (Bupropion)
Xylocaine (Lidocaine)
Zarontin (Ethosuximide)
Zoloft (Sertraline)
Zyban (Bupropion)
Chlorpropamide (Diabinese)